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SUNS # 9236 Thursday 19 November 2020

Trade : Discussions continue on preferential rules of origin for LDCs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A meeting of the WTO Committee on Rules of Origin last week continued the discussion on the efforts being made by preference-granting members in implementing the Nairobi ministerial decision of December 2015 on preferential rules of origin for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

Eswatini : Makes progress on NDCs thanks to crucial partnership support (PRIV)
(IPS, Mbabane)
Barry de Maine, the director of Green Cross Pharmacy, lost about $7,675 worth of stock when The Mall, the largest shopping centre in Mbabane, was flooded back in 2003.

United Nations : Reversing the Rohingya crisis - one woman at a time (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"This is a crisis without a quick fix that could take years to resolve unless there are concerted efforts to address its root causes", says Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF's Director of Emergency Programmes.

United Nations : African employers for gender equality (PRIV)
(IPS, Addis Ababa)
Africa has over 700 companies with an annual revenue of more than $500 million, including 400 with revenue above $1 billion.

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